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I read A Gentle Madness and Among the Gently Mad prior to this and loved them dearly. As for this book, it's like the author was dancing in an endless sea of wildflowers and, while... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Heather W.
It's always nice to have a good selection of interesting items to choose from when I'm shopping for gifts for friends and family far away, and It's good to know they'll get them in... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Ahacanada
Like Kafka might have said, don't bug me
Having loathed Every Book Its Reader, a work that (laboriously second-hand, bulked out with fawning interviews) I'd foolishly... Read more
This is an engaging compilation of book talk topics. Anecdotes abound. The London Library celebrated its one hundred fiftieth anniversary in 1991. Read morePublished on September 21, 2007 by Mary E. Sibley
If you love books than you will love Nicholas Basbanes. In this installment of Basbanes ode to all things printed and bound he delves into (among other things) the world of... Read morePublished on September 6, 2006 by Kindle Customer
I still have not been able to read A Gentle Madness, but from previous reviews, I can get the sense that there is a similar theme to this one. Read morePublished on February 24, 2006 by P. J Lambert
Perhaps being a librarian meant I was always going to cast a jaundiced eye on this book but "A Gentle Madness" was so good I had to take the bait. Read morePublished on July 23, 2005 by Carol Denehy
I have not finished reading "Patience & Fortitude," although it is still on my wish list as a book I would "love to have. Read morePublished on July 15, 2005 by Jaundiced Eye
I had to read this for a class in my MSLIS program. It describes the history of books and libraries in a way that no textbook could. Read morePublished on July 8, 2005 by K. Wilson